"Bono has one of the most distinctive voices and Edge has one of the most distinctive guitar sounds in rock 'n' roll history. And yet people hadn't heard either of those two things very much for years. It seems like common sense to make a virtue of your biggest strengths."
- Paul McGuinness on Beautiful Day
did you know
While the band and crew were working on the Joshua Tree album's mixing, Lillywhite's wife, singer Kirsty MacColl, volunteered to set the running order for the album. The band told her to put "Where the Streets Have No Name" first and "Mothers of the Disappeared" last, with the rest sequenced according to her preference.